Katy Perry: My Beauty Routine Takes An Hour and a Half!

07/12/2013 at 10:35 AM ET

Katy Perry fragrance Killer Queen Kevin Mazur/WireImage

Katy Perry is many things, according to a profile of the singer in Friday’s WWD, but “low maintenance” is not one of them.

The singer, who is launching her latest fragrance “Killer Queen” in August, confesses that her makeup routine alone takes up a good chunk of her morning.

“I’m a product whore,” she says. “I have a [beauty] regimen that spans an hour and a half, and nothing goes out of order.” (She also added that this can be challenging “if you’re sleeping over at a new boyfriend’s house!”)

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But that level of perfectionism also applies to her fragrance-making, she shares. “There isn’t any point for me to put out something that doesn’t stand out,” she says of the “powerful, edgy, sophisticated” fragrance — “because that is so not like me.”

So will we see standout fashion and beauty products from the star next? She’d like to, but “this circus act can only juggle so many balls,” she tells WWD, also noting, “I wouldn’t say never on anything, but my heart isn’t drawn to that area just yet.”

For more from the star on her upcoming launch, check out her WWD interview, then tell us: What do you think of the latest fragrance from Perry? Would you buy her fashion or beauty products if she launched them?

–Alex Apatoff

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Kash on

It says “beauty regimen”. That probably encompasses everything from prep to hair and make-up. It’s not like she’s just putting on make-up for an hour and a half. If I was trying to do something akin to what she has going on in this photo, I can see that taking at least an hour. Just consider how long it takes to curl your hair with an iron or hot rollers coupled with the cooling and subsequent styling time. She doesn’t have to work a 9-5 job so if she wants to be that made-up every day, why shouldn’t she?

And WHO doesn’t look different without make-up? I don’t know any women who don’t look tired if they forget to put on mascara.

AA on

Love Katy and her bold honesty… I’ve seen her in pics and person without makeup- she does look different (like a much younger girl)… But still beautiful with piercing eyes. 90 min- her prerogative, not sure what all she has to do to prep, but who cares (it’s her 90 min)!

Blah on

I Love Katy, but who has 90 minutes in the morning to do makeup? It takes me 10 minutes usually maybe 5 if I’m really in a hurry. But whatever floats her boat

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